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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—prescriber identifier, identifier N[N(19)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrescriber identifier
Synonymous names:Help on this termPrescriber number; Prescriber ID; Doctor's number; Doctor's ID
METeOR identifier:Help on this term600762
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termA unique numeric identifier for the prescriber of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) item for which the PBS benefit is being claimed.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—prescriber identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[N(19)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term20

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termUnder the provisions of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), medications can be prescribed by medical practitioners, and authorised dental practitioners, optometrists, nurse practitioners and midwives.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) state/territory data extract 2013-14 Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

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